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Guide to World Oceans Day Events in Puget Sound

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June 8, World Oceans Day is an opportunity every year to honor the world’s ocean! Here are some fun activities you and your family can participate in to learn more about our world’s oceans and how to protect them.

Seattle Aquarium
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
June 8, 9 and 10
1483 Alaskan Way, Pier 59
Seattle, WA 98101
206.386.4300
http://www.seattleaquarium.org

The Seattle Aquarium recognizes World Oceans Day with a weekend of activities! From Friday, June 8 through Sunday, June 10, the Aquarium will celebrate “One Big Ocean” with special talks, demonstrations, displays, and hands-on activities. Come explore the ocean at the Seattle Aquarium and dive into the wonders of the deep. Check out more on the website http://www.seattleaquarium.org/World-Ocean.

Sea Cinema
Saturday, June 9
5:30pm
Capitol Theater
206 5th Ave SE
Olympia, WA 98501
360.754.9177, ext 160
http://www.pugetsound.org

You’re invited to tour the Ocean Worlds with us from your seat at the Capitol Theater. You will see FREE films about Puget Sound, the Salish Sea and far away oceans around the globe; you’ll see cartoons, documentaries and shorts. Be inspired to take action to protect and restore the creeks, streams and Puget Sound here in WA! Learn about OAR Northwest, an ocean adventure rowing and education organization, and their current expedition to circumnavigate Vancouver Island.

3rd Annual World Oceans Day Festival
Saturday, June 16
10:00am – 4:00pm
Cama Beach State Park
1880 SW Camano Drive
Camano Island, WA 98282
http://www.camabeachfoundation.org

A FREE fun and educational event for environmental organizations to share their information with the public and a day for the public to enjoy nature and learn how to better care for and celebrate the world’s oceans. Artwork, hands on demos, boating activities, family activities, water science and magic shows and entertainment

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